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14th Commemoration of the Genocide in Rwanda (2008)

The United Nations Department of Public Information worked with United Nations Offices, Member States, and civil society around the world to mark the 2008 anniversary. It was a solemn occasion to pay tribute to the victims and survivors of the genocide, as well as an opportunity to educate and mobilize civil society on ways to prevent, and stop, future acts of genocide.

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Left to right, President of the 62nd Session of the General Assembly Srgam Kerim, genocide survivor Eugenie Mukeshimana, Secretaty- General Ban Ki-moon and Permanent Representative of Rwanda, Mr. Joseph Nsengimana along with Rwandan childern at United Nations Headquarters on Monday, 7 April 2008. | Credit: UN Photo

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Children from Rwanda light a candle with genocide survivor Eugenie Mukeshima at United Nations Headquarters on Monday, 7 April 2008. | Credit: UN Photo

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